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« on: June 02, 2008, 05:12:51 PM »
can we have the bashing rule lifted for this one thread , yitzer why are u such a fan of xps
Because it's a phenomenal laptop. Excellent build quality and I paid peanuts for it.

My specs are:
Core 2 Extreme X9000, 2.8ghz
4GB RAM
320GB 7200RPM HD
8600m GT

And a crapload of other goodies, I only paid 800 for it.
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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2008, 05:37:45 PM »
nice you prob run windows though

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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2008, 07:11:25 PM »
Triple boot, xp/vista/ubuntu
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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2008, 07:37:48 PM »
sweet! i hope your running compiz fusion in ubuntu

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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2008, 11:06:46 PM »
sweet! i hope your running compiz fusion in ubuntu
For sure, that stuff is wicked.
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« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2008, 11:25:27 PM »
Triple boot, xp/vista/ubuntu
Which of those do you like best?

So far i haven't Installed Vista. (I have a legal copy, but everything I've read, and everybody iuknow who has it tells me to stick with xp)

there are many things I like better about ubuntu, but overall I find things to be a bit more annoying and complicated than xp.
compiz fusion looks really really cool but does it actually do anything really useful?

judging by E's avatar I think we know where he stands on this :)

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« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2008, 11:34:03 PM »
it is a bit more annoying and complicated but it adds to the fun, compiz fusion is really just an appearance effects manager, personally i currently have my ubnuntu to appear like leopard , even the boot screen looks like leopard , just cause i could

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« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2008, 11:36:19 PM »
Which of those do you like best?

So far i haven't Installed Vista. (I have a legal copy, but everything I've read, and everybody iuknow who has it tells me to stick with xp)

there are many things I like better about ubuntu, but overall I find things to be a bit more annoying and complicated than xp.
compiz fusion looks really really cool but does it actually do anything really useful?

judging by E's avatar I think we know where he stands on this :)

Ohh, we got ourselves a linux fanboy....

Compiz is just a really cool looking GUI. I made it look like OSX and my friend who has a mac went crazy. He was pissed that he paid so much for something that he could have gotten for free.

I like all of those os's. mainly ubuntu and xp. Vista does have some cool stuff (DX10) And some other stupid stuff. But when you have a system like mine, it runs perfect. All those guys that hate it are only complaining because their system can't run it. Simple.
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« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2008, 11:38:10 PM »
it is a bit more annoying and complicated but it adds to the fun, compiz fusion is really just an appearance effects manager, personally i currently have my ubnuntu to appear like leopard , even the boot screen looks like leopard , just cause i could
It's just a bit annoying because a lot of it is still controlled from the console. Which takes some time getting used to. But in the end it's a pretty solid OS.

E, Do you have the newest distro?
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« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2008, 11:40:09 PM »
yup! what i would really like to do is be in the compiz cube desktop be able to make each side of the cube a look like a different os,

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« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2008, 11:40:59 PM »
8.04 all the way

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« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2008, 11:41:53 PM »
yup! what i would really like to do is be in the compiz cube desktop be able to make each side of the cube a look like a different os,
That sounds pretty hard. I really like the transparency. It was a bit of a pain in the arse when I downloaded compiz and something else which conflicted. That was a pain.
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« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2008, 11:42:59 PM »
8.04 all the way
Btw congrats on the 50th post, JR MEMBER! LOL. I can't rip on you anymore, darn.

8.04 is pretty solid. Haven't used it too much though. I just upgraded from 7.10
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« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2008, 11:46:46 PM »
i update automatically like five times a day, its good to have some fellow ubuntuins ,to talk to the ubuntu forums are full of geeks who talk in code i don't really understand, 

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« Reply #14 on: June 02, 2008, 11:49:21 PM »
i update automatically like five times a day, its good to have some fellow ubuntuins ,to talk to the ubuntu forums are full of geeks who talk in code i don't really understand, 
You update what automatically? And btw those ubuntu geeks can sometimes be major pricks to n00bs, when I was learning, I asked a question on one of the forums and this guy told me to type some code in the console. And BAM my pc just shut down. What a prick.
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